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Thursday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AutoNation, Enbridge, Gap, JinkoSolar, Micron, Nvidia, Tractor Supply, Twilio and More

Qorvo Inc. (NASDAQ: QRVO): Argus initiated coverage with a Buy rating and a $225 price target. The consensus price target is $208.26. The stock has a 52-week trading range of $107.69 to $201.68 and recently closed near $196 a share.

Taboola.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: TBLA): JMP Securities initiated coverage with a Market Outperform rating and a $17 price target. Shares last closed at $10 or so, and the 52-week range is $9.80 to $17.20.

Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO): Citigroup’s upgrade to Buy from Neutral came with a $150 price target. The stock most recently closed at $113 a share but has a consensus price target of $142.22.

Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ: TSCO): Northcoast upgraded its Neutral rating to Buy and has a $220 price target. The stock closed near $186, in a 52-week range of $127.78 to $200.75. Analysts have a consensus price target of $197.50.

Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO): Daiwa Securities initiated coverage with a Buy rating and a $463 price target. The stock last traded near $394 a share, in a 52-week range of $214.32 to $457.30. The consensus price target is $460.79.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX): Raymond James initiated coverage with a Market Perform rating. Shares closed near $202 apiece, in a 52-week range of $185.13 to $306.08. The consensus price target is $260.73.


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Wednesday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Allegro, JinkoSolar, Masco, Micron Technology, Plug Power, Smith & Wesson and Virgin Galactic. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Chesapeake Energy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Unity Software and more.